Author: Kelly Pohl
City of Chelan, Washington Adopts WUI Code
October 2017. In response to recommendations from CPAW, the City of Chelan, Washington has adopted a Wildland Urban Interface Code. In 2016, Chelan participated in the CPAW program following its recovery from the 2015 Chelan Complex fires, which burned multiple homes and businesses and significantly affected the tourism-based economy. CPAW provided nine recommendations to assist […]
Now Accepting Applications for 2018
CPAW is now accepting applications from eligible communities for 2018. Selected communities receive free, customized planning recommendations and tools; support from CPAW’s multi-disciplinary team of land use planners, foresters, risk modelers, and researchers; and training and research to reduce risk in the wildland-urban interface. Learn more and apply now.
Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee Explores Wildfire Risk
The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources recently held a hearing to examine federal and nonfederal collaboration, including through the use of technology, to reduce wildland fire risk to communities and enhance firefighting safety and effectiveness. The efforts of CPAW, including applications of risk assessments to reduce wildfire risk in the wildland-urban interface, […]
Western Planner Conference – Spearfish, SD September 13-15, 2017
The CPAW Team will be at the Western Planner Conference in Spearfish, South Dakota and will be putting on a full-day training. Register and see more details at the conference website.